ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN
LEBAK, Sultan Kudarat - A farmers’ main goal is to produce food not only for his family but generally for the whole country. When talking about feeding through production of vegetable, one should be careful and handle it as best as possible to avoid contamination for it to be safe for consumption.
SEN. NINOY AQUINO, Sultan Kudarat - Filipinos in general are coffee lovers. Region XII has been considered one of the top coffee producing region in the country. To upscale this high rate of production, the Agricultural Training Institute XII management saw it fit to conduct the training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Coffee for coffee farmers of Sen. Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat.
DAVAO CITY- Anchored with the theme “Farm Family: Key towards Food Availability, Affordability and Sustainability, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Central Office, in coordination with ATI-RTC XI, has successfully conducted the 2nd Mindanao Farm Family Congress held at Ritz Hotel, Davao City last June 18-20.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES- SOCCSKARGEN’s best was again highlighted at the 4-day travel and trade expo held last April 25-28, 2019 at Robinson’s Place Manila.
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur- On June 15, 2019, Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an officially launched and opened to the public the Faminanash Farm as the first ever Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) in Marawi City.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center XII (ATI-RTC XII) on Tuesday, June 18, conducted a 3-day Entrepreneurial Skills Development Training on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Food Processors.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Mindanao, being home to majority of Muslims in the Philippines, has the potential to become the halal production hub of the country due to its huge potential markets here and abroad.
There is more to SOX than meets the eye. More than the tourist spots, the region is home to the freshest harvests because of its vast and rich agricultural lands.
ALABEL, Sarangani - When one door closed, another window still opens. This is how the farmers and fisherfolks of Brgy. Ladol, Alabel, Sarangani describe the opening of the Farmer-level Training on Farm Business School (FBS) on June 18, 2019. This is just after the residents grieved on their loss from the latest investment scam that spread in the area.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- To enlighten and provide a clear picture of the OJT Program and discuss some important guidelines for the training, ATI-RTC XII conducted an orientation for the OJTs coming from Mindanao State University (MSU) - General Santos and Maguindanao campus.
NORALA, SOUTH COTABATO -- A recently concluded Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Briefing and Recommendation Generation was organized by ATI-RTC XII at Norala, South Cotabato last June 11, 2019.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - For years, the Department of Agriculture (DA) honors exemplary farmers through the Gawad Saka. Through the Gawad Saka, outstanding Rice and Corn farmers are honored and given importance. Livestock raisers, however, has been left out of the spotlight. Thus, this meeting as initial step to catch up.
Although it is the norm for millennials to center their attention on growing their online reputation in the vast platforms of social media, traveling for adventure, and living the life they want, there are still those who are willing to delve into agriculture and get their hands dirty for the greater purpose of providing food to the table through their farm produce.
NORALA, South Cotabato - The last batch of RCM Briefing for the current year was realized last June 11, 2019 at the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist (OMA), Norala, South Cotabato. It was participated by 75 individuals, all rice farmers coming from various Barangays of the said municipality.
KIAMBA, Sarangani - "Sa una, nag-alaga pud ko ug manok, pero mali diay ang akong mga pamaagi. So, mao na mubo ang akong pre-test exam. Sa sulod sa tulo ka adlaw na pagpaminaw sa lecture, nadugangan ang akong kahibalo, mao na mitaas ang akong posttest score. Sa ato pa, makita nato nga nagprosper diay. So salamat kaayo nga giadtuan ninyo gyud kami diri.
To be updated of the government programs that are fashioned to improve the Agriculture sector, members of the Association of Learning Sites for Agriculture in Region XII (ALSA-Dose) and representatives of different government agencies convened on June 6, 2019 for a 1-day consultation meeting held at the Agricultural Training Institute XII.
KORONADAL CITY -- Long-time veterinarian and organic practitioner Dr. Amor Elevazo primed farmers and farmer-technicians in South Cotabato with advanced methods in organic livestock and poultry production in a training spearheaded by ATI-RTC XII.
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur- The overall championship was once again reaped by Region XII as they shined and bested the country’s 14 regions in the recently concluded 67th Farm Youth (4-H) National Convention held last May 28-31, 2019 at Hotelinda Suites, this city.
BAGUMBAYAN, Sultan Kudarat - To encourage more participation from stakeholders particularly those from the rural-based organizations or various sectors of the populace, several batches of free seminars were scheduled by the Center since January.
Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.